The Political Resurgence of the Military in Southeast Asia: Conflict and Leadership

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Januar 2010



Examines the role of the military in Southeast Asian politics, focusing especially on developments since 2001. This book includes chapters where each addresses the role of the military in the politics of a particular country, including Thailand, Myanmar, Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam and East Timor.


Preface 1. Conflict and leadership: the resurgent political role of the military in Southeast Asia - Marcus Mietzner 2. The armed forces of Burma: The constant sentinel - Susanne Prager Nyein 3. Thaksin, the military and Thailand's protracted political crisis - Pavin Chachavalpongpun 4. Military politics in contemporary Vietnam: political engagement, corporate interests and professionalism - Carlyle A. Thayer 5. The military in Philippine politics: still politicized and increasingly autonomous - Aries A. Arugay 6. The armed forces in Timor-Leste: politicization through elite conflict - Douglas Kammen 7. The political marginalization of the military in Indonesia: democratic consolidation, leadership and institutional reform - Marcus Mietzner 8. The armed forces and politics in Singapore: the persistence of civil-military fusion - Tan Tai Yong


Marcus Mietzner is Senior Lecturer at the School of Culture, History and Language, College of Asia and the Pacific, Australian National University. He is the author of Military Politics, Islam, and the State in Indonesia: From Turbulent Transition to Democratic Consolidation.
EAN: 9780415460354
ISBN: 0415460352
Untertitel: 'Routledge Contemporary Southea'. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 2010
Seitenanzahl: 192 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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